Posts Tagged ‘VICKSBURG’

Ergon to restart the ethanol facility in Vicksburg

by Published: November 10,2014

Tags: Business, energy, Ergon, Mississippi, VICKSBURG

Ergon BioFuels LLC, a subsidiary of Flowood-based Ergon, Inc., announced Monday plans to restart the ethanol facility in Vicksburg in May. With nearly 60 million gallons of annual production capacity, Ergon BioFuels is one of the largest ethanol producers in the Southeast. The facility will purchase feedstock from local suppliers, providing substantial new market opportunities for […] [...]

Patricia Sullivan named associate director for U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

by Published: August 20,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, VICKSBURG

Dr. Jeffery P. Holland, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, has appointed Patricia M. Sullivan to replace Alice Duke as ERDC associate director. Duke retired at the end of April, capping off a career that spanned 31 years of service. Sullivan began her career with the ERDC in […] [...]

Communities awarded national Main Street accreditation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Main Street Association has designated cities as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. The cities are Aberdeen, Corinth, Pascagoula, Amory, Greenville, Philadelphia, Baldwyn, Greenwood, Picayune, Batesville, Gulfport, Pontotoc, Belhaven, Hattiesburg, Ripley, Biloxi, Hernando, Senatobia, Booneville, Indianola, […] [...]

Rosati, Goerger make news for U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers, VICKSBURG

Dr. Julie Dean Rosati, Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) manager for the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, was recently presented the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) Presidential Award for her work on behalf of America’s coasts. The nomination cites Rosati as “an exceptional […] [...]

Alton J. Walters retires from Army Corps of Engineers

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Army, Business, Mississippi, VICKSBURG

Alton J. Walters, chief engineer on the U.S. Army Corps-Vicksburg District’s Motor Vessel Benyaurd, has retired with over 39 years of service. Walters first began working for the Corps in 1974 as a tying tool mechanic on the Mat Sinking Unit where he also served as a diesel electric striker and a tying tool repairer […] [...]

Corps allots more funding to projects in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control and other construction and maintenance projects, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general […] [...]

Julie Ford named sales, marketing manager at Vicksburg Convention Center

by Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, hospitality, Mississippi, tourism, VICKSBURG, Warren County

Julie Ford has been named the sales and marketing manager at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Ford has over 14 years of sales and marketing experience and 12-plus years in the tourism and hospitality industry. She was previously a part of the Vicksburg Convention Center team from 2002-2006. Ford most recently was the sales manager for […] [...]

Army Corps of Engineers’ Butch Lutz inducted; Patricia Hemphill selected

by Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University, VICKSBURG

Ernest W. “Butch” Lutz, Jr., chief of Internal Review at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, was named one of 12 distinguished Louisiana State University (LSU) alumni who were inducted into LSU’s military Hall of Honor this past fall. Lutz graduated from LSU in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON — Vicksburg’s Kristi Hall

by Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, soccer, VICKSBURG

Vicksburg native Kristi Hall combines her dual passion for wetlands and geographic information systems (GIS) every day with her work as an ecologist and environmental consultant. Hall’s company specializes in wetlands, GIS analysis, threatened and endangered species surveys and National Environmental Policy Act documents. “We work with a network of small businesses throughout the Southeast […] [...]

José E. Sánchez promoted at Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory

by Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, science, VICKSBURG

José E. Sánchez was recently promoted to the Senior Executive Service and appointed director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. Sánchez served as deputy director of CHL from November 2009 to April 2013, at which time he was selected as the laboratory’s […] [...]

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